The very first Sherlock Holmes film. About a minute long, this features Holmes confused by a disappearing bandit. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, mutoscope, baffled, mystery, arcade film machines, historical
This film shows wrestlers practicing at the New York Athletic Club circa November 7, 1905. This Film was shot by the original American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, founded by William Kennedy Laurie Dickson. The Company, active from 1895 to 1928, was the first company in the USA solely devoted to film-making. A new corporation by the same name was founded in 1991 in Los Angeles, California by Thomas R. Bond II, son of the late Thomas "Tommy" Bond (1926-2005) who starred in... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: wrestling, new york, athletics, 1905, wwe, amateur, olympics, W.K.L Dickson, American, Mutoscope,...
The corner of 23rd Street and Broadway was known as the windiest spot in New York City. One day in 1903 cameraman A. E. Weed, of the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, set up his equipment and cranked away as New Yorkers coped with a stiff breeze. Remember, this was a time when everyone -- men, women and children -- wore hats. The wind also wrecked havock with the long, billowing dresses the ladies wore. The only ones not seeming to have any trouble were the cops. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Motion Picture History, New York City, The American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, A. E. Weed, Wind
byH.J Miles; American Mutoscope & Biograph Company
A September 30, 1903 afternoon panoramic view, shot by H.J Miles, of people at the north end of Ocean Beach located near the Cliff House on San Francisco's western shore. The film is a production of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. If some of these scenes look familiar, it is because this is the full video from which 2 short clips, "Cliff House from Ocean Beach" and "Crowds at Ocean Beach," housed at archive.org, were taken. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Cliff House, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate, Dutch Windmill, American Mutoscope & Biograph Company,...